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3 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

New 'Doctor Who' will get special theatrical screenings

Summer is traditionally movie blockbuster time, but to celebrate the beginning of Peter Capaldi's run as the star of "Doctor Who," BBC America is breaking out of the normal TV experience and onto the movies' turf.


Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, Arts, Entertainment

8 hrs ago |

Cabaret celebrates 15 years of summer theater

IF THEY WERE RICH: The male ensemble perform is "If I Were a Rich Man" from "Fiddler on the Roof."


Related Topix: Arts, Flaherty, KY

12 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Rising band getting more than 5 seconds of summer

In this April 24, 2014 file photo, Luke Hemmings, from left, Michael Clifford, Ashton Irwin and Calum Hood of the band 5 Seconds of Summer visit the Q102 Performance Theater in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, April, Arts, Inglewood, CA

14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

'Sex With Strangers,' theater review

Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen's opposites are very attractive in Laura Eason's rewarding comedy directed by David Schwimmer You can't savor it surfside, but just like a page-turner, this smart comedy pulls you in and keeps you wondering what's coming next.


Related Topix: Anna Gunn, Arts, Celebrities, David Schwimmer, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Twilight Theater spices it up

Bruce and Prudence just want someone to care about them, but they certainly have an odd way of showing that in Twilight Theater Company's production of "Beyond Therapy," a zany comedy by Christopher Durang that opens Friday, Aug 1. Bruce and Prudence's therapists have told them to use the personal ads in the local paper in order to meet potential ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Christopher Durang, Multnomah County, OR, Portland, OR

22 hrs ago | WCOS-FM Columbia

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Lucy Hale is traveling the road between all the way to Los Angeles where she will be performing on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater L.A. during an exclusive show on Thursday, July 31st.


Related Topix: Lucy Hale, Arts

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Crossroads launching children's theater workshop

When the Osceola County-based Crossroads Theatre Guild re-opened in 2012, the people who run long-time performing arts center promised it would be bigger and better.


Related Topix: Arts, Osceola County, MI, Reed City, MI, Family, Kids

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who's The Man? Hollywood Heroes Defined Masculinity For Millions

Tony Curtis used to say that he'd learned how to kiss a girl by watching Cary Grant at the movies.


Related Topix: Arts, Humphrey Bogart, Celebrities, Ingrid Bergman, Inherit the Wind, Drama Movies, Spencer Tracy

Myrtle Beach Online

Allison Williams in 'Peter Pan' continues a cross-dressing tradition

As the lyrics go, Peter Pan is the boy who won't grow up, won't wear a tie and is never, ever gonna be a man.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, Arts, NBC Nightly News

Daily Press & Argus

Theater getting crowd involved in fund drive

The new owner of the Howell Theater is looking to generate money for improvements via an online campaign.


Related Topix: Arts, Hitchcock

Bellingham Herald

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

Now she's letting her roots show. Bell is starring in the irreverent, anti-establishment rock musical "Hair" at the 18,000-seat Hollywood Bowl amphitheater in Los Angeles for three shows starting Friday.


Related Topix: Veronica Mars, House of Lies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Musical Theater, Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Lake Wylie Pilot

Sylvia Theater debuts digital projector, seeks supporters

Presold movie theater packages for the Sylvia Theater in downtown York are available at ; search for Sylvia Theater.


Related Topix: Arts, York, SC, Maleficent, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, Food, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bar-B-Q, Arts


New York Native Set to Bring NC17 Theater to LA

Following Tuesday's west coast skywriting display, LA-based producer Greg Cayea has further teased his forthcoming "NC17" theatrical event.


Related Topix: Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Blog News

News Observer

Groundbreaking set for Graceland hotel

Elvis Presley Enterprises, the operators of Graceland, said Tuesday the groundbreaking for the 450-room hotel called The Guest House is set for Aug. 14. Once built, the hotel will include two restaurants, meeting and special events space, and a 500-seat theater for live performances.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Arts

Fiasco Theater's Into the Woods Extends Through August at The Old Globe

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986.


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, San Diego, CA, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA), 9

Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life ...

The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolors and text she called "Life? or Theatre?" before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Suicide


Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt

During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her.


Related Topix: Desperado, Country, Dance

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Review: City Lights' 'Spamalot' a deliciously daffy production

And now for something completely different. The sublimely silly Monty Python spoof "Spamalot" is holding court at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose through Aug. 31. While Jeffrey Bracco's exuberant revival lacks the comic virtuosity of the original Broadway version, there's no denying the sheer giggle-inducing catharsis of spending a few ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Arts

ABC News

'Of Mice and Men' Leaves Broadway on a Record High

The show, co-starring Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester, said Monday it earned $1,038,106 for the week ending Sunday, setting a new eight-performance weekly record gross at the Longacre Theatre and marking the first time the theater ever housed a show that crossed the $1 million mark.


Related Topix: Arts, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Entertainment